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Over 120 groups from around the world declare large scale forest biomass energy a dangerous ‘delusion’

24 Oct, 2018

Organisations from over 30 countries release statement calling for an end to monetary and policy support for biomass (24 October 2018) – A loud chorus of civil society organisations representing hundreds of thousands of people around the world has come together to release a new statement expressing concern over the use of forest biomass for renewable energy. The groups are concerned that biomass is a societal delusion for climate change mitigation and increased their commitment to working collectively for real …

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Fire and Plantations in Portugal

13 Sep, 2018

By Oliver Munnion A case study on the risks of using tree plantations to remove carbon from the atmosphere. Devastating wildfires are increasingly a feature of summers across the globe,…

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Saving tigers, killing people

6 Jul, 2018

By Souparna Lahiri States are evicting and murdering Indigenous people in the guise of biodiversity conservation. From forced eviction to restrictions on access to resources, conservation practices have long been…

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